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Famous Guns From the Smithsonian

Famous Guns From the Smithsonian

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HISTORICAL ANTIQUE ARMS FOR COLLECfORS
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FAMOUS
GUNS
Fromthe
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by
Hank
Wieand
Bowman
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NUMBER
624
LARRY
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FAMOUS GUNS FROM THE
SMITHSONIAN
COLlECT.ION,
Fawcett
Book 624
is
published
by
Fawcett Publications,
Inc.,Greenwich,
Conn. Editorial
and
Advertising Offices: 67
West
4.oIth
Street,
New
York, New York 10036, General Offices,
"
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Greenwich,
Connecticut
06830.
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1966
by
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Publication.,
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registered
in the U. S. Patent
Office.
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